London Stock Exchange


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About London Stock Exchange

1698 – Jonathan’s Coffee House.

John Castaing publishes a list of currency, stock and commodity prices at Jonathan’s Coffee House. It includes prices for gold, ducats, silver staters and pieces of eight.

1773 – The move to Sweeting’s Alley.

A more formal club known as ‘New Jonathan’s’ or ‘The Stock Exchange’ opens in Sweeting’s Alley. The building had a frontage of about 35 feet with a dealing room on the ground floor and a coffee room on the first. The occupation of the new building was the earliest manifestation of a formalised, though not yet regulated, stock exchange… Continue reading about London Stock Exchange here.



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